Volunteering Opportunities during lockdown

Volunteering Opportunities during lockdown

There are still plenty of ways to volunteer despite the Covid-19 restrictions, whether you\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\’re in Durham or at home!

Here are our current initiatives you can get involved with:

Testing Support Volunteers & Volunteer Support Marshalls for COVID Vaccination Clinics wanted!

Durham County Council are offering lateral flow tests for Covid-19 in local venues and need your help! They are looking for Covid-19 Testing Support Volunteers, who will help to ensure that customers are supported in accessing their test, from across County Durham! – you could be part of it!

For more information on this exciting opportunity, follow this link: https://www.countydurhamvolunteering.org.uk/opportunity/covid-19-testing-support-volunteers-for-lateral-flow-testing-centres-in-county-durham-1117

In addition, they are seeking to establish a bank of potential Volunteer Marshalls! Marshalls will help healthcare staff to ensure that patients are supported in accessing their vaccination and in their immediate aftercare – this is an exciting opportunity to play your part in protecting the community and saving lives!

For more information on this opportunity, please follow this link: https://www.countydurhamvolunteering.org.uk/opportunity/covid-vaccination-clinic-support-marshall-1110


Palace Green Volunteering Opportunity!

The Cosin’s Library Project are looking for volunteers to help them with transcription and research into the history of Palace Green Library in Durham! Please see the volunteer role profile for more information, through the following link: Volunteer Profile Cosin\\\’s Library Project



Student Volunteering Network SVW event available on Youtube!

If you were unfortunately unable to access the Student Volunteering Network\\\’s talk on Monday afternoon (as part of Student Volunteering Week) regarding volunteering at the Commonwealth Games in 2022 due to capacity issues, the talk was live streamed on YouTube and you will be able to view a recording of it at:


New Snow Angels Project!

❗️New Project Alert ❗️

DUSVO are partnering with Durham County Council to bring you a brand new project.

Snow and ice can be dangerous for everyone, our new project Snow Angels make walkways, paths and drives safer for elderly and vulnerable residents within Durham, as well as creating a safer environment for those working throughout adverse weather conditions-like firemen, police or post workers.

If you are a Durham student living near areas where there are elderly and more vulnerable residents, this project will be perfect for you!

For more information or to sign up email katie.binks@durham.ac.uk.


Primary Tutors wanted during lockdown!

Want to volunteer your time to help out a young person during this lockdown? DUSVO are looking for PRIMARY TUTORS to teach a range of subjects through virtual means in the current lockdown period!

If you are interested in tutoring this age group, please fill out and submit the following form:


If you are interested in this opportunity and would like to find out more, please email student.volunteering@durham.ac.uk!


COVID Vaccination Clinic Support Marshalls wanted!

County Durham Volunteer Centre have just launched the recruitment for COVID Vaccination Clinic Support Marshalls! The first volunteer intake is for the Durham City site with other sites being announced in the near future!

For more information, please contact Charlotte Linton at charlotte.linton@durhamcommunityaction.org.uk or visit their website (below) for more details!



DUSVO On Campus Activities 2021 Facebook Group!

As the university moves online, we\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\’ll mainly be focusing on providing remote volunteering opportunities (e.g. tutoring, fundraising, etc.). However, if you have stayed on campus and would occasionally like to volunteer by yourself or with members of your household, please join the \\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\’DUSVO On Campus\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\’ Facebook group here:


We will update this page with in-person volunteering opportunities, which will only include activities permitted under local and national COVID restrictions!